Match Safe Patent Model

Match Safe Patent Model

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Object Name
match safe
safe, match
Other Terms
Tinder Box; Fire Making Apparatus
patent date
1875-07-06
inventor
Hicks, Oliver H.
associated place
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
tinned sheet iron (overall material)
wire, iron (hinge material)
asphaltum (finish material)
paint (finish material)
paper, emery (striking surface material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 11.43 cm x 18.415 cm
ID Number
DL.331188
catalog number
331188
patent number
165,329
accession number
88881
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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